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Why Customer Service People Still Give Terrible Customer Service

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 10.04.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

No ma'am, you cannot speak to my supervisor. No ma'am, I don't even have the number for a supervisor. No ma'am, there is nothing you can do to improve...

Proenza Schouler And Rodarte At Nordstrom? Get Ready For A Whole New Department Store...

Posted 10.17.2013 | Style

Department store shoppers, rejoice! One of America's mainstay retailers is about to get a whole lot more stylish. On Thursday, Nordstrom will open ...

Nordstrom Brings Pinterest To Life With 'Top Pinned Items'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Style

Pinterest and online shopping -- it's a match made in retail heaven. But Nordstrom is trying to bridge the gap between online shopping and the in-stor...

Online Shopping Made Easy -- It's (All) About Time!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Technology

Wouldn't it be great if there was a software program, website and mobile application that would consolidate all this searching, shopping, discounting headache into something more manageable?

Something To Celebrate: 14 Of The Best LGBT Moments Of The Week: October 7 - October 13

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With so much hate continually aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, we like to take a moment every once in a while to highlig...

The Latest High-Profile Supporter Of Gay Marriage Is...

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Nordstorm has joined the ever-growing list of companies coming out in favor of same-sex marriage in Washington state. Representatives for the Seat...

16 Awesome Memorial Day Discounts

SavySugar | Posted 05.25.2012 | Women

As always, when it's time for a holiday weekend, everyone's looking forward to the extra day off - as well as the sales and discounts. Memorial Day is...

Remember Customer Service? Me Neither

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.06.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Businesses today pacify their bottom line by hiring cheap and inexperienced labor and skimping on staff training. As a result, customer service is a quaint custom of the past and retail stores today don't realize that they are shooting themselves in the foot for short-term profitability.

Frugality Fatigue and The Boomer

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.21.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Frugality has left me exhausted. Minding our pennies is tedious. Living in fear of spending is no way to live. And for a boomer -- we who feel entitled to the world's harvest of riches -- living within our means has been a painful adaption.

Why Do These Mothers Of The Bride Look So Young?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Fifty

This week a reader sent us her recent observation while looking at mother of the bride dresses. You know, the ones that need to be equal parts glamoro...

Cosmetics Show Draws Frenzied Fashionistas To Pentagon City (PHOTOS)

Patch | Posted 11.18.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Hundreds of girlfriends and fasionistas came out to Nordstrom the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City on Saturday for the annual Fall Co...

HuffPost Premiere: Wild Palms' "To The Lighthouse," Plus A Conversation With Susan Werner

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here in the U.S., Wild Palms' Until Spring will debut on April 12th, but HuffPost has been given the premiere of the single "To The Lighthouse" presented here, airing for the first time in this territory.

Nordstrom Headed To Soho!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After years of searching for a flagship, Seattle-based department store Nordstrom has decided to debut a brand new concept store at 350 West Broadway ...

The Faithful Shopper: September Values

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Being a fashionista need not entail a multimillion-dollar fortune. Style comes at all price points, and our Labor Day edition will focus on some of the more affordable stores in the city.

Vogue, Prada and the Fashion Revolution

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Hoyt Hilsman

The global economic crisis has hastened the demise of the already toppling fashion establishment.

Closet Cleaning Leads to Economic Enlightenment

Karen Leland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karen Leland

The Bush years called out to us to spend rather than save. They may have been the enablers, but in my own life, I'm the leader, and I can't honestly say I've been doing a much better job.

All Votes are Final -- Campaign Couture? Not So Much

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Patt Morrison

The McCain-Palin ticket promised to do something to boost the economy, and even though it lost, it kinda sorta did.

Greening Hollywood: Eco-Beauty And Sustainable Skincare (Part 1)

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Do we really know what we're buying when we buy "natural" and "certified organic" skincare products? Quite a few experts would insist that no, actually, we do NOT.

Want Results? Engage!

Roger Fransecky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Roger Fransecky

Leaders like Roger Penske derive a lot of energy from interaction, from engagement with people and with the rich invitation of learning something new each day.